With all 18 precincts reporting in Lafayette County, Scott Shipman won the seat on the Oxford School Board, beating his opponent, Marni Reeves Kendricks with 56 percent of the votes. Kendricks earned 44 percent.
With all 116 precincts reporting in the Third District Circuit Court counties, Kelly Luther received 76 percent of the votes, securing his seat on the circuit bench. His opponent, Shirley Byers garnered 24 percent of the votes.
Read the full story in Wednesday’s Oxford EAGLE. (November 25, 2014)
Educational Excellence Lafayette High School senior Addison Roush aims his sites on a college degree. Roush has been honored with several awards for his outstanding academic achievement. (November 25, 2014, Page 1)
For those who would like to take a holiday from cooking on Thanksgiving, there are several restaurants around town that are still open on Thanksgiving Day. There are also a list of caterers that are offering last minute options. (November 25, 2014, Page 1)
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An Abbeville man charged with the murder of a Water Valley man in June 2013 won’t have to stand trial after prosecutors dismissed the murder charge during the October court term. (November 25, 2014, Page 1, 12)
Lafayette Elementary School hosted its third-annual Thanksgiving feast on Friday at the school. Kindergarten students dressed as either Pilgrims or Indians got to enjoy the array of food provided by staff and parents. (November 24, 2014, Page 1)
Members of Rebel Global Connections and University of Mississippi faculty recently worked together on a mapping project at the Gordon Community and Cultural Center, also known as the old Abbeville School. (November 24, 2014, Page 1)
The Chevron gas station at Four Corners has been serving Chicken on a Stick for years, but the tasty menu item continues to find more fans. Earlier this month Chevron set a new record when it sold some 800 of the deep-friend skewered chicken tenders. (November 23, 2014, Page 1A)
University of Mississippi sets some lofty goals for its students, faculty and staff to achieve greatness, but the school has recently set itself a more worldly goal: to double the amount of international students attending Ole Miss within five years. (November 23, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Planning Commission approved the suggested zoning of a large section of the Grand Oaks subdivision that was left undone after the property was annexed in 2007.